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    Figment Boston 2015

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    FIGMENT Boston returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway bringing interactive art projects, dance performances, and music to inspire your creativity! 

    FIGMENT is a free, annual participatory arts festival that brings together the community and inspires all ages in the creation and celebration of art and a culture where everything is possible. Over the past 6 years, FIGMENT Boston has helped bring hundreds ...more


    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 28, 2015

    Visit Cape Cod's Nature Place!  Naturalist guided walks at 10:30am and 2pm

    Join our Aquarium feeders 12noon - 1pm for live feeding demonstrations.

    Nature Knowledge...more

    Free Fun Friday! Old Sturbridge Village

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village and Highland Street Foundation at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

    August 28, 2015

    Old Sturbridge Village and the Highland Street Foundation are pleased to announce Free Fun Friday on August 28, 2015, when visitors get into OSV for free!  Watch hearth cooking...more

    The Fairy Houses of Highfield Hall & Gardens

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 28 - August 30, 2015

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    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's The Winters Tale

    Presented by Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company

    August 14 - August 30, 2015

    Maiden Phoenix Theatre Company is proud to present its summer production, William Shakespeare’s The Winters Tale, directed by Sarah Gazdowicz. In this re-imagining of a Shakespearean classic,...more

    Big Screen Classics: THE LAST PICTURE SHOW

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 31, 2015

    Small town Texas, 1951 is the setting for one of the most lyrical American films of the early 1970s.

    Director Peter Bogdanovich’s breakthrough effort follows three high school seniors:...more

    Gifrants performs at artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 3, 2015

    Gifrants’ credentials as a songwriter, composer, vocalist, guitarist and arranger reflect his versatility as well the diversity of his work which encompasses roots, traditional, pop,...more

    God Save the People! From the Stamp Act to Bunker Hill

    Presented by Massachusetts Historical Society at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

    February 27 - September 4, 2015

    To tell the story of the coming of the American Revolution in Boston, this exhibition follows the evolution of colonial thought and political action through the letters and diaries of men and...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 5, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Photographing Places: The photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    March 11 - September 6, 2015

    This new exhibition in the Kurtz Gallery for Photography in the MIT Museum features a range of images by twenty photographers whose work appeared in the influential landscape and urban design...more

    Samurai

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    April 18 - September 6, 2015

    Discover the samurai, in history and popular culture! Guest curator Eric Nakamura, editor and founder of Giant Robot Magazine, combines historical Japanese arms and armor from the...more

    Wild Music: Experience the Sounds and Songs of Life

    Presented by EcoTarium - A Science and Nature Museum at EcoTarium, Worcester

    May 30 - September 6, 2015

    Whales compose, bullfrogs chorus, songbirds greet the dawn, and people everywhere sing and dance. What do we all have in common? Find out at the EcoTarium’s exciting hands-on exhibit, Wild...more

    Secret Flower Sculptures: Jean-Michel Othoniel

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    March 12 - September 7, 2015

    Jean-Michel Othoniel, a 2011 Artist-in-Residence at the Gardner, returns with an exhibition of new work conceptualized during his residency. Known internationally for monumental sculptures of...more

    American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    June 6 - September 7, 2015

    This is the first major exhibition on Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in more than 25 years and the first to explore important connections between Benton's art and the movies. After working...more

    Bryan Randa Glass

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 26 - September 7, 2015

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    Cut Paper: Selections from the Guild of American Papercutters

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 26 - September 7, 2015

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    Big Screen Classics: JAWS

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 7, 2015

    When a leviathan of a Great White begins making snacks out of the good people of Amity Island, it's up to police Chief Brody, the grizzled fisherman Quint, and Richard Dreyfuss to embark on one of...more

    Ten Plus Years: The Art of Josh Dorman

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    July 1 - September 7, 2015

    Gallery Hours:  Monday through Friday:  10 am to 4 pm; Saturday and Sunday:  10 am to 2 pm


    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 12, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200-1900

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons

    May 2 - September 12, 2015

    This exceptional, compelling selection of 48 icons and extraordinary artifacts from the British Museum traces the stylistic development of sacred art from ancient Byzantium, center of Christian...more

    Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    January 17 - September 13, 2015

    Gordon Parks, one of the most celebrated African American artists of his time, is the subject of this exhibition of groundbreaking photographs of Fort Scott, Kansas—focusing on the realities...more

    Gonzalo Fuenmayor: Tropical Mythologies

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    April 18 - September 13, 2015

    Fuenmayor’s Colombian heritage and Latino identity collide in works that address Latin America’s colonial past and its legacy. With an elegant flourish, he collages familiar symbols of...more

    23rd Annual Cambridge Carnival

    Presented by Cambridge Carnival International at Kendall Square, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    Cambridge's largest festival is held next to MIT and includes ethnic foods, 4 live music zones, a Kidsfest, and Health Fete, which promotes healthy lifestyles for residents and visitors. Cambridge...more

    Cinema Jukebox: The School of Rock

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 14, 2015

    Jack Black stars as a hell-raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur, in this film from Richard Linklater.

    Kicked out of his band and desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 19, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 19th, 2-3PM "Vanborkestra"..Bring your beach...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    Summer Exhibition

    Presented by The Guild of Boston Artists at The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston

    June 24 - September 19, 2015

    The Guild's Summer Exhibition features more than 100 paintings by our members. We are especially happy to include multiple pieces by our 13 newly elected members. The subjects cover a variety of...more

    Branching Out: Trees as Art

    Presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

    September 27, 2014 - September 20, 2015

    This exhibition explores the often surprising ways in which contemporary artists use trees as an inspiration as well as a medium for their art.  Made from bark, wood, roots, seedpods, leaves...more

    Open Rehearsal with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 20, 2015

    Experience the craft of music-making first hand. Sit in with the members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra as they rehearse a piece of music. Experience the decisions and process of making music...more

    Lextopia: Lexington's Launch of mid-Century Modern

    Presented by Lexington Historical Society at Lexington Depot, Lexington

    June 20 - September 20, 2015

    The Lexington Historical Society celebrates  the town’s unique architectural legacy with a new exhibit that opens in June 2015: Lextopia: Lexington’s Launch of Mid Century Modern. In the...more

    Watercolors in Nature

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    May 5 - September 22, 2015

    Let nature inspire you! Explore the use of lines, colors and textures and more. Bring your own painting wish list! As warmer weather approaches we will begin to explore the outdoor world as...more

    NT Live: The Beaux' Stratagem

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 24, 2015

    Simon Godwin (Man and Superman) directs George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash.

    The ‘Beaux’: Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 26, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 26th, 2-3PM "Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz...more

    Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanty Season August-September 2015

    Presented by Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    August 31 - September 27, 2015

    August 31st-September 27th, 2015:
    Hyannis "HyArts" Artist Shanties, 180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990
    Seven days a week, 11AM -6PM
    Browse among the seven colorful...more

    Raphael: The Cowper Madonna

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    January 24 - September 27, 2015

    The Small Cowper Madonna by Raphael, one of the greatest Renaissance paintings in America, will come to Worcester from the National Gallery of Art in Washington for a...more

    The Wyeths: America Reflected Special Exhibition

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    June 6 - September 27, 2015

    “I want to show Americans what America is like,” Andrew Wyeth once declared. Together with his father N.C. and his son Jamie, Andrew Wyeth has helped to shape how Americans view...more

    Big Screen Classics: CRUMB

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 28, 2015

    Meet R. Crumb: legendary underground comic book artist, ragtime jazz aficionado and arguably one of the less eccentric members of his extended family.

    A landmark documentary that reached a...more

    Design Biennial Boston Exhibition

    Presented by Boston Society of Architects/AIA at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    June 1 - September 30, 2015

    The Design Biennial Boston is pleased to announce four winners for its 2015 program: Cristina Parreño Alonso of Cristina Parreño Architecture, Cynthia Gunadi and Joel...more

    Vanessa Morris & Scott Sandvik

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    October 1, 2015

    Tonight we have two special acts returning to perform at artKitchen Café. The Vanessa Morris & Scott Sandvik duo and singer-songwriter Doug Logan.

    Come experience the...more

    Singer/Songwriter Doug Logan

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    October 1, 2015

    Tonight we have two special acts returning to perform at artKitchen Café. Singer-songwriter Doug Logan and the Vanessa Morris & Scott Sandvik duo.

    Doug Logan returns to...more

    Rockport @ Night - First Fridays

    Presented by Rockport @ Night

    May 1 - October 2, 2015

    Every First Friday night beginning MAY 1st, through OCT. 2nd. Downtown galleries and shops open their doors from 4-8pm and then some...

    Rockport merchants welcomes you...more

    Jeppson Idea Lab: Portrait of a Man by Anthony van Dyck

    Presented by Worcester Art Museum at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester

    March 14 - October 11, 2015

    Centering on a major conservation treatment by former Mellon Fellow Matthew Cushman, this Idea Lab presentation looks at a portrait of an unknown Antwerp man, painted by Anthony Van Dyck very...more

    Untitled, Janet Echelman at the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    May 3 - October 11, 2015

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has brought to Boston a monumental sculpture, Untitled, from internationally renowned local artist, Janet Echelman. This incredible...more

    The 10th Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar in Amherst

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    October 10 - October 12, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World. 

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Artisans

    October 10 - October 12, 2015

    This self-guided tour along the scenic coastline of Gloucester and Rockport presents a unique opportunity to meet 26 professional artists in 23 studios and see...more

    The Heritage Collection Exhibit

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    April 18 - October 15, 2015

    Celebrate the return of art and artifacts from Heritage’s collection of 12,000+ items in a fresh new display. Beautiful paintings, rare objects and the famed military miniatures offer...more

    NT Live: HAMLET

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 15, 2015

    Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great...more

    South End Open Market at SoWa

    Presented by NE Open Markets. LLC at Sowa Open Market, Boston

    May 3 - October 25, 2015

    Every week, 15 to 20 food trucks serve up a variety of mobile cuisines, ranging from grilled cheese sandwiches to brick oven pizza to organic, healthy eats. The Farmers Market is located...more

    King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    September 5 - October 25, 2015

    KING RICHARD'S FAIRE INVITES YOU TO ESCAPE REALITY, COME TO THE FAIRE

    King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Faire, announces its 2015 season, to run...more

    19th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

    Presented by Fusco & Four at BCA Cyclorama, Boston

    October 22 - October 25, 2015

    Boston, MA - Galleries from Europe, Canada and across the U.S. will offer more than 3,000 original works of art at the 19TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW, October 22-25, 2015 at The...more

    Big Screen Classics: THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 26, 2015

    In one of the most popular horror films of all time, The Bride of Frankenstein, Boris Karloff reprises his role as the silver screen’s most misunderstood monster who now longs for a...more

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